Arsenal had beaten Liverpool in the Community Shield a month ago and took the lead on Monday night thanks to Alexandre Lacazette in the 25th minute after a rare error from Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson, who sliced a routine clearance into his path in the 24th minute.
"We accomplished our goal in the first stage. It is a good result to rank first. We will have a good rest to face the second stage," said Shanghai goalkeeper Chen Wei after the game. Enditem
Maccabi will play their next game in Russia against CSKA Moscow on October 8, while Alba will host Bayern Munich in a German derby the next evening. Enditem
ASUNCION, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The president of Paraguayan club Olimpia, Marco Trovato, has received a lifetime football ban for match fixing, FIFA said on Monday.
Much more than their national rival Bayern, it seems that the Black and Yellow's team is full of apprentices trying to avoid slipping into further frustrations.
Pepe has scored four goals in his past five matches for Gremio, including two in the Copa Libertadores against Internacional and Universidad Catolica.
"We expect a very tough match because Pakhtakor are physically strong but we are ready," said Golmohammadi.
Pedro latched onto Giorgian De Arrascaeta's cross to fire in a shot from close-range, just two minutes after Patrick de Paula had put his team ahead with a thumping 20-yard effort.
Shandong expects a tough match on Sunday with title favorites Inner Mongolia as their next opponent, while Daqing hopes to bounce back in Sunday's encounter with Beijing, another losing side on Thursday. Enditem
Naldo is known as being highly empathic, always having an ear for team internal developments.
The following is the 28-man roster: